Breast cancer survivor Christina Applegate has ovaries, Fallopian tubes removed

Lawrence Kim
October 12, 2017

Christina Applegate shared with Today that she has had surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes.

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The Bad Moms star underwent a double mastectomy in 2008 after being diagnosed with breast cancer and she went under the knife again last month to stave off the uterine disease that claimed the life of a family member almost a decade ago. Her cousin died of ovarian cancer in the same year that she learned she had breast cancer. I could avoid it.

While no definite ways of preventing ovarian cancer are known, the CDC has said that women who take birth control pills for more than five years, have given birth, have breastfed or have had their tubes tied have lower chances. "Now, let's hope I don't get hit by a bus".

In his interview, the wife of the musician Martyn LeNoble (she married in 2008) has also referred to its mode of life, totally transformed for almost ten years.

'We grow our own vegetables. Everyone does not have this possibility.

"We're a 100-percent-organic house". "My daughter is a vegetarian and practically vegan". That's her choice, ' Applegate said.

She continued, "It's a relief".

According to People, Applegate has the BRCA1 gene mutation, which predisposes her to developing cancer.

"If you're BRCA positive, it's highly possible you'll develop cancer in your lifetime", Applegate told "Today". I'm doing everything I can on my end knowing that in 20 years, she'll have to start getting tested.

"The first thing she said to me is: 'Christina, this is a blessing that's happened to you in your life".

In parallel to his activities as an actress, Christina Applegate is since 2009 head of the foundation, Right Action For Women, an organization she created and who comes to the aid of women who are carriers of the BRCA gene. "Be a little more diligent and carve out as much of the bad stuff that you can".

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